Tuesday 23 April 2013

Late News 22/04 St Ives: 16 Wheatears on Buttermilk Hill. (V Stratton)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan (including 1 immature), 2 Greylag, 4 Canada Geese, 2 hybrid geese, 6 Mallard (plus 9 ducklings), 2 Gadwall, 1 f Teal, 1 Cormorant, 4 Little Egret, 14 Grey Heron, 12 Moorhen, 2 Oystercatcher, c100 Swallow, c50 Sand Martin, 1 House Martin, 1 Swift, 1 Blue-headed Wagtail still (07:55 & 17:45 at least), c30 White Wagtail, 2 Linnet, 5+ Reed Warbler, 6 Sedge Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler and 3 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker, I Webster, P Taylor, H Mitchell, C Barnard & B Toms)

Marazion: 28 Whimbrel, 14 Ringed Plover, 6 Dunlin, 1 Turnstone and 15 White Wagtail plus 6 Sandwich Tern and 3+ Bottle-nosed Dolphin offshore. (D Parker, S Williams & M Spicer)

Whimbrel Marazion Cornwall S Williams

Treveneague Woods, Praze an Beeble: 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Wheatear, 1 Green Woodpecker and 5 Linnet. (B Toms)

Towednack: 3 Willow Warbler. (B Toms)

Cot Valley: Woodchat still present in the central gorse in the horse field and the donkey paddock north of the road from Kelynack, also Green Woodpecker along the road. (R Farnes)

Dodman Point: 2 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 30 Yellowhammer, 2 Stonechat, 10+ Swallow, 1 Kestrel, 2 Buzzard, 2 Raven, 4+ Skylark, 7 Gannet, 3 Razorbill, 3 Whimbrel and 4 Oystercatcher. Also 1 dead Guillemot on beach, seemingly affected by PIB . (J St Ledger)

Yellowhammer Dodman Point Cornwall 23rd April 2013 J St Ledger

Windmill Farm: 1 Cuckoo, 3 Skylark, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Lesser whitethroat, 2 Blackcap, 13 Willow Warbler and 2 Chiffchaff. (A Pay)

Predannack Head: 6 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap, 4 Wheatear and 3 Whimbrel. (S Bury)

Predannack Wollas: Mandarin Duck along the stream at Predannack Wollas. (S Bury)

Mandarin Duck Predannack Wollas Cornwall 23413 S Bury

Pendower: 17 Black-throated Divers and 8 Great Northern Divers. (R Wilkins)

Crowdy Reservoir: 2 Greenland Wheatear, 2 White Wagtail, 3 Redstart and 2 Whimbrel. (D Julian)

Bowithick: 2 Cuckoo. (D Julian)

Walmsley Sanctuary (members only): Mallard with 9+ ducklings. (A Langdon)

Par: 1 Swift over the beach pool amongst other hirundines, 1 Reed warbler (heard), Blackcap, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, 2 Water Rail and 1 male Reed Bunting. (St Austell Baywatch)

Penzance: 38 Purple Sandpipers on the lighthouse pier at high tide.